Cast & Characters

The superstars of Seattle’s Burlesque A-List, including Lily Verlaine, Miss Indigo Blue, Waxie Moon, Babette La Fave, and Jasper McCann become the denizens of the exclusive after-hours party where Nutcracker characters unwind. Our principal dancers are joined by a Corps du Burlesque featuring Polly Wood, Holly Pop, Tory Tiara, Paris Original, and Aerial Suites. This power-house ensemble reveals the offstage lives of the staid characters of The Nutcracker as they shed their inhibitions…and their costumes!

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Lily Verlaine

Countess of Coffee, Prima Florearina, Volga Gal, Snowflake

   “A living, breathing work of art,” Lily Verlaine is a classical ballet dancer and burlesque artist. She has studied at San Francisco Ballet and other notable schools with some of READ MORE»

Jasper McCann

Jasper McCann

Charles Drosselmingus

Mr. McCann is a jack-of-all-trades performer, musician, and writer. He has been an instrumental and vocal musician all his life and received operatic vocal training at his alma mater, The READ MORE»

Miss Indigo Blue

Miss Indigo Blue

The Sugar Plum Fairy, The Snow Queen, Blossom

Known as “Seattle’s Sapphic Sweetheart” and “The Twirly Girl”, Miss Indigo Blue is an internationally-recognized performer and educator.  She won the title of Reigning Queen Of Burlesque at The Burlesque READ MORE»

Waxie Moon

Waxie Moon

King of Rats, Volga Boy, Snowflake, Blossom

 “Waxie Moon”, a gender-blending “boylesque” performance-art stripping sensation has performed at numerous venues throughout Seattle including Key Arena, On the Boards, The Seattle Rep, ACT Theatre, The Moore Theatre and READ MORE»

Babette La Fave

Babette La Fave

The Swingin’ Tree, Snowflake, Blossom

 Originally hailing from Vancouver, BC, Paula Oliver is a Canadian cabaret and burlesque pioneer, with 17 years of performances under her belt. She started her performance career dancing with The READ MORE»

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CORPS DU BURLESQUE

Our unmatched Corps du Burlesque features such Seattle favorites as Tori Tiara, Polly Wood, and Paris Original. Polly Wood Rosette, a Snowflake Seattle’s Tinseled Tart, Polly Wood got her start READ MORE»